Azorean Biodiversity Group, University of the Azores

Rua Capitão João D'Avila 9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo

Terceira, Azores, Portugal


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Island Environmental Risks & Society - IERS

David João Horta Lopes

Associate Professor

Integrated Insect Pest Control Orchards Macaronesia

I received a Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences (Plant Protection) from the University of Azores in 2000 and I am currently working in the IERS RG of cE3c. I am a professor of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Azores. My research focuses on Integrated Applied Entomology, Integrated Protection; Protection of plants and pests; safeguards to combat crop pests and other (rats, termites); Creation of dispersion models and explanatory pest behavior and working of contingency plans to tackle them.

For many years I have been involved in of Japanese beetle research using as model system Azorean islands.

My current research strategy is related with:

- Plant protection

- Integrated pest management strategies;

- Dealing with the introduction of new pests and also dealing with transversal pests that are urban and agricultural pests ( such as rats).


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